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Good news for Canadian grains: high demand, rail backlog cleared

Canadian grain is in high demand as shippers try to feed a growing appetite from mills and governments seeking to shore up staple reserves amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadian farmland values continue to soften, FCC reports

The average value of Canadian farmland increased by 5.2 per cent in 2019, the smallest increase over the past decade, according to Farm Credit Canada’s latest Farmland Values Report.

Seeding in less than optimal conditions

A list of considerations for seeding in suboptimal conditions was created by Manitoba Agriculture to help growers get the best start to spring seeding in 2020 after the unusual conditions of the 2019 harvest.
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Yellow foxtail a weed to watch

Yellow foxtail is an up-and-comer in the Manitoba weed world, jumping from 30th to sixth in terms of relative abundance between 2002 and 2016. Its increasing herbicide resistance and ability to thrive in high heat and high moisture environments make it adaptable, increasing the risk it poses. How can yellow foxtail be managed when it proves itself to be remarkably resilient and competitive? » Learn more

Fababean response to seeding rate and row spacing

Fababeans can be an excellent crop rotation option for cooler, wetter regions, but the limited agronomic information available on the crop can act as a deterrent. Researchers are working to fill this knowledge gap, including a team at the Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation in Saskatchewan that conducted a one-year field trial examining the effects of row spacing and seeding rate. » Learn more
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Western Fungicide Guide 2020

The annual fungicide guide, providing information on fungicide products and applications for a variety of crops, specifically for our readers in Western Canada. » Learn more

Weed Control Guide 2020

Read on for information on weed control measures and products for a variety of field crops. » Learn more

Seed Treatment Guide 2020

Find out about the most up-to-date seed treatments for corn, soybeans, canola and more. » Learn more